The best argument for the Designated Hitter?
Next time you're near a TV, watch a pitcher hit.
Or rather, watch a pitcher try to hit.
Sure, there's Mike Hampton. But he's just one man, and he's not getting any younger.
Ah, but what of the younger generation, those super-athletes who can do it all, and are supposed to prove that yes, pitchers really can hit?
In 24 major-league games, Mark Prior has seven extra-base hits (not bad!) but also has just two walks ...Read full story